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4 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in Insurance

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When many people envision a career in insurance, they see bleek offices with stale coffee and uncomfortable ties and footwear. But that’s far from the truth! A career in insurance can be fast-paced and innovative while also giving employees the opportunity to give back to their communities and use a wide range of skills. Keep scrolling to learn more about why you should consider a career in the insurance industry.

Why Choose a Career in Insurance

1. Getting Started Is Easy!

The insurance industry is so vast which enables you to find a sector that fits your specific skill set almost immediately. Also, no matter where you live, there’s a need for insurance. Whether it’s life insurance, general liability or health insurance, everywhere you go there are people and businesses that need these service.

2. No Diploma Required

It’s no secret that many Americans are plagued by thousands of dollars in student loan debt. Fortunately, a career in insurance does not require you to borrow or spend your own money on an expensive degree. Most insurance companies require a high school diploma or equivalent

3. Flexibility

We have already written about how we believe COVID-19 has changed the way Americans work. Flexibility is something that employees now require from their employers. The insurance industry has always provided a flexible environment. Whether you’re an independent or captive agent, you can modify your appointments, calls, etc. to fit your schedule. 

4. Endless Opportunities

Many industries require you to put in your time to be promoted and “make the big bucks”. But with insurance, you can move up the ladder and continue to make more money right out of the gate. Insurance is also a field where many in its workforce will start to retire over the next 10-20 years. Especially for young workers, there’s so much opportunity to make a name for yourself and position yourself for huge promotions early in your career.

If any of these reasons sound appealing to you, we’d love to talk with you about how you can begin your career as an insurance adjuster or investigator at CJ Hester, Inc. With more than 35 years of experience, by choosing CJ Hester you’re learning and working with the best in the industry. Visit our careers page to learn more about current job openings and requirements.

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